Trump to issue ‘around 100 pardons’, not planning to pardon himself

U.S. President Donald Trump at this point is opting not to issue a pardon for himself as he prepares an expansive list of more than 100 pardons and commutations for release on Tuesday. White House advisers have said Trump has privately debated with advisers whether to take the extraordinary step of issuing a pardon for himself but […]

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Lukashenko comments on idea of Belarus merging with Russia into Union State

The country’s long-time leader also spoke about the alleged proposal to head the new state’s parliament. President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus believes that creating a Union State with Russia is no longer an option. “First of all, Belarusians themselves wouldn’t accept this” Lukashenko said in an interview with Ukraine’s Dmitry Gordon, seen by RBC-Ukraine. Lukashenko said […]

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Belarus promises to cooperate with Ukraine on suspected Russian mercenaries

Ukrainian authorities last week asked Belarus to extradite 28 people, including nine Ukrainian citizens. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday Minsk would cooperate with Ukraine in the case of a group of suspected Russian mercenaries who were detained by security forces in Belarus last week, the Belta news agency reported. Ukraine is seeking the […]

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